Jon and Julie (Bleckman) Ballmann, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Jonathan Michael Ballmann Jr., “Jack.” Born Dec. 27, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

Chelsea Lynn Iffrig and Christopher Rolando Jimenez were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Church, Union. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Joseph Post.

Jane Walde Klein and Brian Klein, Mount Vernon, Ill., announce the birth of a daughter, Eloise Kennedy Klein. Born Jan. 30, 2018, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 8 pounds.

Emily Moore, Lake Sherwood, and Timothy Reel, Augusta, announce the birth of a son, Jamison Walter Moore. Born Nov. 22, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces.

Jacob and Jackie (Broeker) Wesselschmidt, New Haven, announce the birth of a daughter, Mabel James Kathleen Wesselschmidt. Born Jan. 3, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

Adam and Kinsey (Meyer) Brinker, Bland, announce the birth of a daughter, Ellie Isidor Brinker. Born Jan. 12, 2018, in Rolla, she weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces.

Brad and Ashley McCarthy, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Hailey Lynn McCarthy. Born Jan. 11, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces.

Mollie Allison Ulsas and Philip Andrew Landwehr were united in marriage Nov. 4, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Washington. The Rev. Dr. Mark Bangert officiated at the 2 p.m. ceremony.

Nathan and Kate (Mantle) Nold, Kansas City, announce the birth of a daughter, Elliot Jane Nold. Born Dec. 7, 2017, at Saint Luke’s South Hospital, Overland Park, Kan., she weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces.

Jasmine Denise Roy, New Haven, and Brandon Joseph Patton, St. Louis, announce their engagement.

Jesse and Ashli (White) Hofstetter, Pacific, announce the birth of a daughter, Aubree Elizabeth Hofstetter. Born Sept. 10, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long.

Michael and Theresa Kopp, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Kopp, Washington, to Anthony Swoboda, Villa Ridge, son of Martin and Donna Swoboda, Villa Ridge.

Scott and Carlie Isaak, Hermann, announce the birth of a daughter, Ellie Leora Isaak. Born Jan. 11, 2018, she weighed 9 pounds and was 21 1/2 inches long.

Ricardo and Sara (Hernandez) Neira, Keller, Texas, announce the birth of a son, Sebastian Thomas Neira. Born Nov. 5, 2017, at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, he weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces.

Matthew and Heather Mueller, Villa Ridge, announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Elizabeth Mueller, Virginia Beach, Va., to Joshua Thomas Carter, Virginia Beach, Va., son of Pamela Duncan and Thomas Carter, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

Annette Garth, Washington, and Stephen Garth, Eureka, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Frances Garth, Washington, to Brandon Lee Korman, Rhineland, son of Candice Starke and Brian Korman, both of Hermann.

James and Alicia (Breitenbach) Warden, Washington, announce the birth of twin daughters, Savannah Grace and Rylie Elizabeth Warden. Born Dec. 27, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, they weighed 5.9 and 4.3 pounds.

David and Marcia (Freese) Coulter, Wildwood, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 22, 2017, with an open house at their daughter and son-in-law’s home in Wildwood.

Katie Lynn Nadler, Augusta, and Levi Jerome Gildehaus, Washington, were united in marriage Sept. 23, 2017, at Femme Osage United Church of Christ, Augusta. The Rev. Carleton Norton officiated at the 1 p.m. ceremony.

Dale and Jennifer Kissinger, Union, announce the birth of their son, Elias Stanley Kissinger. Born Nov. 17, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Andy and Katie (Schweissguth) Aholt, Dutzow, announce the birth of a son, Ethan Andrew Aholt. Born Dec. 25, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces.

Ronald and Carolyn Bierbaum, Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Bierbaum, Augusta, to David Reckert, Defiance, son of Dave Reckert, Defiance, and the late Tracy Reckert.

Evelyn (Dee) Rusu and Samuel Rusu, Washington announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Grace Rusu. Born Nov. 30, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce.

Elizabeth and Robert B. Friedel, Union, announce the birth of a son, Blake Edward Friedel. Born Nov. 13, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, he weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long.

Nick and Jordan (Dyson) Biermann, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Delaney Noelle Biermann. Born Nov. 28, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Danielle Mooney and William Strohmeier, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Rose Strohmeier. Born Dec. 11, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 10 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Lois and Tom Martin, Washington, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 27, 1952, at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church in Richmond Heights with Father Frieberger officiating.

Dr. Michael and Linda Radetic, Washington, and Daniel and Michele Roewe, New Haven, announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Roewe, Washington, to Chris Redell, Washington, son of Lisa Redell, Washington, and late Larry Redell.

Michael and Beth (Unnerstall) Hellebusch, Marthasville, announce the birth of daughter, Addie Mae Hellebusch. Born Dec. 11, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Danielle Getsee and David Willey were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at St. Francis Borgia Church in Washington, with Father Kevin Schmittgens presiding over the ceremony.

Linda Saunders and Dan Nieder, both of Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kyla Nieder, Washington, to Justin Grahl, Washington, son of Don and Donna Grahl, Washington.

Chris Rampani and Liz Donovan, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Lucas Bryan Rampani. Born Dec. 11, 2017, at St. Clare Health Center, Fenton, he weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces.

Jessica and Joseph Spaunhorst, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Georgia Ann Spaunhorst. Born Dec. 3, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.

Megan (Rohlfing) and Zack Hoerstkamp, New Haven, announce the birth of a daughter, Ellerie Mary-Fay Hoerstkamp. Born Nov. 3, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Fred and Melissa Hartbank, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Renae Hartbank, Washington, to Tyler Lee King, Washington, son of Chris and Penny King, Sullivan, and Curt and Robin Holzem, Washington.

Mr. Chad Kohlbusch and Ms. Amanda Obermark along with his children, Dakotah, Aubrey and Tanner Kohlbusch, all of New Haven, announce their engagement.

Steven and Janet Goodman, Union, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Michelle Goodman, Washington, to Aaron Paul Spurgeon, Washington, son of Steve and Sheilah Schoolcraft.

Jessica (Dyson) Mantle and Kyle Mantle, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Porter Lane Mantle. Born Oct. 10, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 3/4 inches long.

Earl and Helen Randolph, Union, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, with family and friends. Mr. Randolph and the former Miss Honold were united in marriage Nov. 27, 1947, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Beaufort.

Amanda Gillette and Jason Klenke, Union, announce the birth of a son, Xander Carl Klenke. Born Nov. 19, 2017, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, he weighed 8 pounds.

Mike and Melissa Caruso, Washington, announce the birth of their daughter, Annie James Caruso. Born Oct. 30, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces.

Julia Zieger and Josh Hoeft were united in marriage Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Shrine of St. Joseph, St. Louis. Monsignor Patrick Hambrough, bride’s uncle, celebrated the 2 p.m. ceremony.

Ralph and Janet Stricker, St. Clair, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 18, 2017. Mr. Stricker and the former Miss Shofner were united in marriage Nov. 18, 1967, at St. John United Church of Christ in St. Clair. The Rev. Raymond Klasing officiated at the ceremony.

Erik and Leigh (Fuszner) Howard, Pacific, announce the birth of a son, Easton Kenneth Howard. Born Aug. 8, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, he weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.

Emily Orrell and Elzie Stogsdill were united in marriage Sept. 9, 2017, at the Vineyard at Riverbend Chapel, Washington. Minister Pam Ray officiated at the outdoor evening ceremony.

Linda Beaver and Andy Beaver, both of the Carthage area, announce the engagement of their daughter, Magen Beaver, Joplin, to Andy Hogenmiller, Joplin, son of Leo and Lisa Hogenmiller, Washington.

Stephen and Kay Beckmann, Sullivan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Beckmann, Washington, to Scott Justin Price, Washington, son of Kenneth Price, Bourbon, and Rebecca Price, Union.

Todd and Jane Struttmann, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Maria Clare Struttmann, Washington, to Kyle Douglas Riegel, Washington, son of Doug and Ruth Riegel, Washington.

Michael and Karen (Schmitt) Betz, Villa Ridge, announce the birth of a son, Kydan Colter Betz. Born Oct. 27, 2017, at St. Clare Hospital, Fenton, he weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces.

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